Book Hauls

Book Haul – April 2019

  I haven't been buying books recently, because I am currently in between jobs (hopefully my interview tomorrow will change this). However, my partner did buy these three for us to share, because he has gotten back into reading this year. Coincidentally, they all start with the letter 'P', which probably stands for 'please don't… Continue reading Book Haul – April 2019

Women's Prize Longlist 2019 Reviews

Women’s Prize Longlist Review – Swan Song

  Publisher: Hutchinson Format: Hardback Pages: 467 Rating: 1/5   Swan Song is a fictional exploration or "non-fiction novel" surrounding the famous author Truman Capote and his "swans". His "swans" were a group of intensely rich and notorious women who made the mistake of confiding their deepest, darkest secrets to the man who wanted to sell them to… Continue reading Women’s Prize Longlist Review – Swan Song

ARC Reviews

ARC Review – Where Song Replaces Silence

  Publisher: NineStar Press Format: E-arc Release Date: 22/04/2019 Rating: 3/5   I received a free e-arc of this book from the publishers via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Raze has never felt as though he belongs in this world. He is constantly angry without being able to pinpoint why and the only thing he loves… Continue reading ARC Review – Where Song Replaces Silence


Review – Feminists Don’t Wear Pink

  Publisher: Penguin Format: Hardback Pages: 363 Rating: 4/5   Comprised of fifty different women's anecdotes, poems, essays and musings, Feminists Don't Wear Pink explores the meaning of the word 'feminist'. This includes its connotations and historical reputation as well as its sociological meaning. For years, 'feminist' has been a dirty word, but collections such as this one are… Continue reading Review – Feminists Don’t Wear Pink

Women's Prize Longlist 2019 Reviews

Women’s Prize Longlist Review – Normal People

  Publisher: Faber and Faber Format: Hardback Pages: 266 Rating: 3/5   Normal People is a character study on teenagers Marianne and Connell as they struggle to get to grips with their social, academic and familial lives. Connell lives with his mother who got pregnant young and has raised him alone, whilst Marianne lives with her rich mother and… Continue reading Women’s Prize Longlist Review – Normal People

Wrap Ups

Wrap Up – March 2019

  I read a total of sixteen books this month, which is double my goal of eight books a month, so I'm incredibly happy with what I've achieved. I will break down my reading into four categories: adult fiction, young adult fiction, non-fiction and manga/graphic novels, and will link any reviews and relevant information within… Continue reading Wrap Up – March 2019